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Hufnagel Aortic Descending Valve

Hufnagel Aortic Descending Valve

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Currently not on view
Object Name
cardiology
artificial heart valve
date made
1953
1951
after 1951
maker
Brunswick Manufacturing Company
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Quincy
Physical Description
plastic/methacrylate (valve material)
lead (valve material)
cloth (valve material)
nylon (valve material)
Measurements
valve: 7.1 cm x 4.3 cm x 2.7 cm; 2 25/32 in x 1 11/16 in x 1 1/16 in
ID Number
2015.0031.12
catalog number
2015.0031.12
accession number
2015.0031
Credit Line
Gift of Manuel VillafaƱa
subject
Cardiology
Prosthesis
Artificial Organs
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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